LA PORTE, IND. — Huff, Niehaus & Associates Inc. has brokered the sale of the Best Western Plus hotel in La Porte, about 30 miles west of South Bend, for $4.5 million. The 142-room hotel also features a conference center. GDR Hospitality LLC has operated the hotel for over 10 years. The buyer, BRK Colorado Inc., intends to retain the Best Western Plus franchise and make renovations to the property. Brandt Niehaus of Huff, Niehaus & Associates brokered the transaction.